Discover Northern Ireland's royal residence
Spend a day exploring 100 acres of stunning gardens. Book a tour of the Georgian house built by Wills Hill, which is still in use as a Royal residence in Northern Ireland.
Keep the family entertained with a day out at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Book online to save (members go free).
Join us this Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens for festive family fun with storytelling, arts and crafts, dancing and drumming.
Selected dates in December 2019 and January 2020
Drop-in throughout the day
Included in gardens admission (members go free)
Join jazz percussionist David Lyttle and his band as they perform a new suite of music at Hillsborough Castle.
14 December 2019
19:00 drinks reception, 19:30 start
Separate ticket (advance booking required)
Escape to the past whenever you want when you join us today.
Enjoy unlimited adventures at our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafés, and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.
We are a charity and there are several ways you can support us.
The restoration and re-presentation of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens was made possible by the National Lottery Heritage Fund,
Mark Pigott KBE KSTJ, Garfield Weston Foundation, the Clore Duffield Foundation, the Foyle Foundation, the Wolfson Foundation and other generous donors.